MA – Eric Carle Museum 10th Anniversary

Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, Peter Laird and many more appear at the Eric Carle Museum on November 11, 2012.

Press Release:

The 10th Anniversary celebration continues with book signings from Iconic Images artists, a special concert by the South Hadley Children’s Chorus, and “Doodles for Dollars” featuring Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, and Peter Laird ($10 per doodle.)

Please note: Doodles will go on sale at noon the day of the event. There is a limited number for each artist and we expect to sell out.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

12:30 – 12:50 (Reading Library) Storytime with Jerry Pinkney

1:00 – 1:30 pm (Auditorium) Concert featuring South Hadley Children’s Chorus Birthday Celebration: A Tribute to The Eric Carle Museum… and Maisy

1:30 – 2:00 (Great Hall) Book Signing with Kathryn Brown, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Jerry Pinkney, and Charles Santore

1:30 – 1:50 pm (Reading Library) Storytime with Paul O. Zelinsky

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm (East Gallery) Gallery Tour of Iconic Images: 10 years Of Collecting for The Carle with Chief Curator, Nick Clark

2:00 – 2:30 pm Book Signing with Bruce Degan, Etienne Delessert, Barbara McClintock, Linda Gramatky Smith, and Paul O. Zelinsky

2:30 – 2:50 pm (Reading Library) Storytime with Bruce Degan

2:30 – 3:00 pm Book Signing with Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Barry Moser, and Donald Saaf

3:00 pm – 3:45 pm (East Gallery) Gallery Tour of Iconic Images: 10 years Of Collecting for The Carle with Chief Curator, Nick Clark

3:00 – 4:30 Doodles For Dollars with Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, and Peter Laird Please note: These artists will not be participating in the Book Signing.
■Each guest can purchase one doodle per artist for a total of 3 doodles.
■Each doodle costs $10. We will provide paper suitable for framing.
■If you prefer to have the artist doodle one of his books, you can purchase that book from our store.
■Tickets for doodles go on sale at noon and are first-come, first-serve. Each artist will create 100 doodles and we expect to sell out.
■Doodling starts at 3:00 pm.

Ongoing throughout the day
■Studio Activities
■Butterfly Photo Op
■Gallery Activities
■Films in Auditorium (check schedule outside Auditorium)
■Food provided by Berkshire Natural

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002

NYC – Holiday Kickoff

James Gurney, Jerry Pinkney, and many more sign on Saturday, November 26th from 12:00 – 2:00 at Books of Wonder in NYC.

JERRY PINKNEY – Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
JAMES GURNEY – Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time – The 20th Anniversary Edition
ED YOUNG – The House That Baba Built
DAVID WIESNER – Tuesday 20th Anniversary Edition
HILARY KNIGHT -Nina in That Makes Me Mad
MELISSA SWEET -Balloons Over Broadway
SUSAN JEFFERS – Hansel & Gretel
LEO & DIANE DILLON – Never Forgotten; The Secret River
CHARLES SANTORE – The Night Before Christmas

Books of Wonder
18 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

MA – A Story Worth Telling

Illustrator Jerry Pinkney appears on February 12, 2011 at 1:00 pm.
Free with Museum Admission

Jerry Pinkney begins each project with the question, “Is this story worth telling?” Join us as this award-winning artist reflects on 50 years of making picture books. From creating his very first sketches to winning the 2010 Caldecott Medal, Jerry Pinkney’s story is one you’ll want to hear! Book signing to follow.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002

MA – Birthday Signing

Take an inside look at Jerry Pinkney’s creative and technical process on the artist’s birthday with curator Stephanie Plunkett, who will offer insights into his fifty-year career. Treats will follow! Free with Museum admission.

Wednesday, December 22
2:30pm

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262

MA – Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

Experience the art of Jerry Pinkney, a master illustrator whose powerful, heart-warming stories reflect personal and cultural themes, and explore the American experience in words and pictures. Join us for this special celebration of an artistic journey that has continued for 50 years. Pinkney, the recipient of the 2010 Caldecott Medal, will be in attendance!

Exhibition Preview for Librarians and Educators
Friday, November 12
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Members Preview Opening
Saturday, November 13
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Picture This!
A Family Festival with Jerry Pinkney
Sunday, November 14
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Will Br’er Rabbit outfox the others again? Meet Caldecott-winning artist Jerry Pinkney to find out during this lively family event filled with art making, tours, dramatic readings by actress Anne Undeland, and a presentation and booksigning by the artist. Free with Museum admission. Members and children 18 and under free.

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262